The Parma Heights Police Department is hiring and is now accepting Lateral Transfer Applications indefinitely.
Click here for the Lateral Transfer Packet
- Applications can be e-mailed to, mailed to, or dropped off at our department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Applications will be kept on file for a year, there is NO DUE DATE.
The Parma Heights Police Department is committed to the safety and security of all residents, businesses and visitors. Our department strives to provide the best public service by offering timely, accurate and exceptional response to your complaints and calls for assistance. The PHPD consists of 40 members including: the Chief, Chief's Assistant, 2 Captain, 8 Sergeants, 4 Detectives, 1 Detective Bureau Secretary, 19 Patrol Officers, 3 Auxiliary Officers, and 1 part-time Clerk.
Jail and Warrants
Accident Reports - Public Records
Safety Concerns & Crime Prevention
Chief Steve Scharschmidt
Brian Heffernan, Director of Safety
Chief's Assistant: Sonya N. Short
To contact our records clerk
To leave a message for an officer or any other administrative needs
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Do not use email or Facebook when an officer is needed or your question requires a timely response, as neither are regularly monitored. For an immediate response, call PRDC at
Emergency Call 9-1-1